John E. Kangas

John E. Kangas

February 22, 1934 - September 19, 2021

John Edward Kangas, of Finlayson, Minnesota, passed away at his home on September 19, 2021. He was 87 years old.

John was born in Finlayson, Minnesota on February 22, 1934 to John and Ailie (Johnson) Kangas. He attended school in Finlayson. In October of 1957 he married Elsie June Nelson. 

John was a lifetime member of the Escapee Club. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and working on cars and engines. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Ailie Kangas and his sister Eleanor George.

John is survived by his sons; Craig (Gloria), Kevin (Cindy) and Randy, daughter Janice (Ken Zacher), and his sister, JoAnn DeVeris, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Private family services will be held.

Arrangements by Methven Funeral and Cremation Services.

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